underripe


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To develop the cantaloupe lexicons, for example, she brought in panelists and presented them with a range of melons, some that were underripe, mature, very mature, and so on.
Underripe or green mangos may be shredded and incorporated into pasta, rice, and tofu salads or used as a 'vegetable' in curries and stir-fries.
Give me the very best fish and the very best chips Liverpool can muster as a pan-European offering, in preference to the local take on a side-salad, with its tough lettuce leaves, underripe thick-skinned tomatoes and regulation clump of wilting watercress.
On the morning after San Luis Obispo's peerless Thursday night Farmers Market, our basket contained none of the fresh bounty we'd seen the night before but instead held crunchy melon chunks and dreadfully underripe strawberries.
The quality of coffee, for example, can be negatively affected by harvesting while it is underripe, although it requires less labor.
Just avoid underripe wine--pyrazines can come off as stinky green pepper if the grapes didn't get ripe enough.
Best with the charcuterie-loaded Butcher's Board is the 2011 Cleto Chiarli E Figli Lambrusco di Sorbara Secco ($11 a glass) from Emilia-Romagna, Italy, an aromatic dry red sparkler with juicy raspberries and notes of underripe melon.
They were mostly weedy, definitely underripe and unsavory.
Underripe or green mangos can be shredded and used in pasta and green salads or used as a "vegetable" in curries and stir-fries.
Pectin is formed from a parent compound, protopectin, during the ripening of fruit and during the cooking of underripe fruit to extract juice.